The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
We all owe death a life.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Time is the best killer.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Live simply so others may simply live.