There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
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
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!