It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
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.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
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.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.