Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.