Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
The future is the shape of things to come.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.