A hospital alone shows what war is.
Anything you can settle with money is cheap.
But probably that's the way of the world- when we have finally learned something we're too old to apply it- and so it goes, wave after wave, generation after generation. No one learns anything at all from anyone else.
Courage is the fairest adornment of youth.
Good or ill, life is life; you only realize that when you have to risk it.
Heaven has no favorites.
It is very queer that the of unhappiness the world is often brought on by short people. They are so much more energetic and uncompromising than the big fellows.
It was a melancholy secret that reality can arouse desires but never satisfy them.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying- a little shove toward the end.
Modesty and conscientiousness receive their reward only in novels. In life they are exploited and then shoved aside.
Never do anything complicated when something simple will serve as well. It's one of the most important secrets of living.
No matter how improbable an assertion is, if it is made with enough assurance it has an affect.
No soldier outlives a thousand chances.
Nothing is the mirror in which you see the world.
The death of one man is a just death, the death of two millions is a statistic.
Through the years our business has been killing;- it was our first calling in life. Our knowledge of lif eis limited to death.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
We have our dreams because without them we could not bear the truth.
Why does a man live?- In order to think about it...
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