Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
My art and profession is to live.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
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?
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.