I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
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.
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.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.