Justice is justice though it’s always delayed and finally done only by mistake.
If you begin by sacrificing yourself to those you love, you will end by hating those to whom you have sacrificed yourself.
If you start with self-sacrifice for the sake of those you love, you will end up with hatred towards those who sacrificed themselves.
Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.
You cannot be a hero without being a coward.
Power does not corrupt men; fools, however, if they get into a position of power, corrupt power.
Science never solves a problem without creating ten more.
After all, the wrong road always leads somewhere.
It is dangerous to be sincere unless you are also stupid.
Youth is wasted on the young.
A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.
Hell is full of musical amateurs.
As long as I have a want, I have a reason for living. Satisfaction is death.
Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
When a man says money can do anything, that settles it: he hasn’t got any.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it.
He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
Animals are my friends…and I don’t eat my friends.
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you.
If there was nothing wrong in the world there wouldn’t be anything for us to do.
You see things; you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say “Why not?”
We learn from experience that men never learn anything from experience.
You use a glass mirror to see your face; you use works of art to see your soul.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Those who do not know how to live must make a merit of dying.
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.
I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.