Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
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.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.