Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
History is the devil's scripture.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
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.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
The less you know, the more you believe.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.