The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
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.
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.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.