Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
I am dying from the treatment of too many physicians.
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
He who surpasses or subdues mankind must look down on the hate of those below.
A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
I like to think of myself at home in the armchair, writing, smoking and occasionally wandering down the shop.
The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.
The last of human freedoms - the ability to chose one's attitude in a given set of circumstances.
Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Religion is like a knife: you can either use it to cut bread, or stick in someone's back.
A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age.
Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity and are able to turn both to their advantage.
There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
We need to keep hope alive and strive to do better.