Who is a wise man He who learns of all men.
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
A hero is an ordinary person who performs an ordinary task In an extraordinary situation.
Questions are the creative acts of intelligence.
Proof is the idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself.
Women upset everything. When you let them into your life, you find that the woman is driving at one thing and you're driving at another.
I feel like I can handle a lot of things. I can handle a parasitic infection and separating lesions, arterial sclerosis. But this stuff...I just want to go through life thinking people are happy, naive as that may sound.
It is a far, far better thing to have a firm anchor in nonsense than to put out on the troubled sea of thought.
The skull lay tilted in such a manner that it stared, sightless, up at me as though I, too, were already caught a few feet above him in the strata and, in my turn, were staring upward at that strip of sky which the ages were carrying farther away from me.
Those who marry to escape something usually find something else.
Biff Tannen So why don't you make like a tree and get outta here
If anyone is crazy enough to want to kill a president of the United States, he can do it. All he must be prepared to do is give his life for the president's.
Inquisitiveness and strength make me want to rise above my valley-bound brothers. I must reach the summit to see the truth.
The secret of staying young is to live honestly, eat slowly, and lie about your age.
Montreal leads Atlanta by three, 5-1.
Celebrate the happiness that friends are always giving, make every day a holiday and celebrate just living
When it is not necessary to make a decision, it is necessary not to make a decision.
If you're pretty happy, but you have a little Chihuahua that's always biting you on the ankles, still that's pretty good isn't it I'm going to go ahead and keep you in the 'happy' category.
What is the meaning of human life, or of organic life altogether To answer this question at all implies a religion. Is there any sense then, you ask, in putting it I answer, the man who regards his own life and that of his fellow creatures as meaningless is not merely unfortunate but almost disqualified for life.
I have had enough experience in all my years, and have read enough of the past, to know that advice to grandchildren is usually wasted.