The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.