I cannot help it, — in spite of myself, infinity torments me.
Circumstances are the rulers of the weak; they are but the instruments of the wise.
There is only one thing about which I am certain, and that is that there is very little about which one can be certain.
The best things in life aren’t things.
A man dies still if he has done nothing, as one who has done much.
Wanting to change, to improve, a person’s situation means offering him, for difficulties in which he is practiced and experienced, other difficulties that will find him perhaps even more bewildered.
Comparison, more than reality, makes men happy or wretched.
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can’t be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of Giants.
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.