The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.