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.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.