Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
We all owe death a life.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.