The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.