The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
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.
What goes up must come down.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
We think too much and feel too little.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.