What goes up must come down.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
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.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Pain don't hurt.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
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.
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.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.