History is the devil's scripture.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
We all owe death a life.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Nature is not human-hearted.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.