The secret to humor is surprise.
Just trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.
No one has a right to consume happiness without producing it.
What is there that money will not do?
Theology is a science of mind applied to God.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
You can find women who have never had an affair, but it is hard to find a woman who has had just one.
All men live enveloped in whale-lines. All are born with halters round their necks; but it is only when caught in the swift, sudden turn of death, that mortals realize the silent, subtle, ever present perils of life.
Happiness seems made to be shared.
Death is less bitter punishment than death's delay.
I buy expensive suits. They just look cheap on me.
Manners require time, and nothing is more vulgar than haste.
To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance.
A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
Power is not sufficient evidence of truth.
Marriage is the death of hope.
Once you start a working on something, don't be afraid of failure and don't abandon it. People who work sincerely are the happiest.
All men's miseries derive from not being able to sit in a quiet room alone.
In war, you win or lose, live or die - and the difference is just an eyelash.
The revelation of thought takes men out of servitude into freedom.
Sex at age 90 is like trying to shoot pool with a rope.
Art is like baby shoes. When you coat them with gold, they can no longer be worn.
A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.
One should always be in love. That is the reason one should never marry.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
God was satisfied with his own work, and that is fatal.
Marriage is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution.
I believe a marriage is between a man and a woman.
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.
You'll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.
The cult of art gives pride; one never has too much of it.
Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
No one has ever died, from an over exposure to education.