I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Pain don't hurt.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.