You must do the things you think you cannot do.
Anyone who knows history, particularly the history of Europe, will, I think, recognize that the domination of education or of government by any one particular religious faith is never a happy arrangement for the people.
In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
Friendship with ones self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water!
What you don’t do can be a destructive force.
My experience has been that work is almost the best way to pull oneself out of the depths.
I’m so glad I never feel important, it does complicate life!
Have convictions. Be friendly. Stick to your beliefs as they stick to theirs. Work as hard as they do.
We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face… we must do that which we think we cannot.
Autobiographies are only useful as the lives you read about and analyze may suggest to you something that you may find useful in your own journey through life.
Freedom makes a huge requirement of every human being. With freedom comes responsibility. For the person who is unwilling to grow up, the person who does not want to carry is own weight, this is a frightening prospect.
When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
There are practical little things in housekeeping which no man really understands.
Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.
I can not believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war.
Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
Life must be lived and curiosity kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
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