If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Life must be lived as play.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
The way to know life is to love many things.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
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.