Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Any place I hang my head is home.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
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.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
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.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.