To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
There's place and means for every man alive.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
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.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
It takes a long time to grow young.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.