Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
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.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Where there is love there is life.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.