The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
There's place and means for every man alive.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
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.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
What goes up must come down.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
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.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
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.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!