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.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.