It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
All of us are products of our childhood.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.