This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
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.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
I am not young enough to know everything.
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.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
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
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.