Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.
Truth has not special time of its own. Its hour is now always and indeed then most truly when it seems unsuitable to actual circumstances.
Humanitarianism consists in never sacrificing a human being to a purpose.
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight. The truly wise person is color blind.
A man can do only what a man can do. But if he does that each day he can sleep at night and do it again the next day.
Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.
Wherever a man turns he can find someone who needs him.
Every patient carries her or his own doctor inside.
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive.
A great secret of success is to go through life as a man who never gets used up.
If a man loses his reverence for any part of life, he will lose his reverence for all of life.