I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference