The future is the shape of things to come.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.