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.
We think too much and feel too little.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
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.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Time is the best killer.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.