It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
I am not young enough to know everything.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Live to the point of tears.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.