Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
That which costs little is less valued.
Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Give up trying to make me give up
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
I've got a woman's ability to stick to a job and get on with it when everyone else walks off and leaves it.
I've been looking for a girl like you - not you, but a girl like you.
Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most.
Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful
No matter how thin you slice it, there will always be two sides.
You’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
I just want to retire before I go senile because if I don't retire before I go senile, then I'll do more damage than good at that point.