Life does not proceed by the association and addition of elements, but by dissociation and division.
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Man is not the sum of what he has already, but rather the sum of what he does not yet have, of what he could have.
The Olympic Games are for the world and all nations must be admitted to them.
Ulysses finds himself unchanged, aside from his experience, at the end of his odyssey.
One cannot become a saint when one works sixteen hours a day.
I was born to travel and write verse.
Few friendships would survive if each one knew what his friend says of him behind his back.
Our articles of confederation ought to be revised and measures immediately taken to invigorate the Continental Union. Depend upon it: there lies the danger for America. This last stroke is wanting, and unless the states be strongly bound to each other, we have to fear from British and, indeed, from European politics.
If we include hedonistic philosophy in hospitals, the lives of patients suffering from cancer would be much, much better.