I gratefully look forward to oblivion, but I must be sure of it.
Even the most malignant gods would not continue to inflict life upon humanity, time without end.
I have had four happy days in my life, and three of them turned out to be illusions.
No woman has ever been an authentic genius of the stature of men, but that does not enrage me.
If genetic memory or racial memory persists, is it possible that individual memory also exists from previous lives?
I am deeply convinced that happiness does not exist in this world.
Learning should be a joy and full of excitement. It is life's greatest adventure; it is an illustrated excursion into the minds of the noble and the learned.
Obscurity can be a fire of ambition in those who have stalwart souls.
The arrogance of officialdom should be tempered and controlled, and assistance to foreign hands should be curtailed, lest Rome fall.
One of my grandsons used to insist, when he was only 3 or 4, that he had been born and had lived in India.
I have written two medical novels. I have never studied medicine, never seen an operation.
It is a waste of money to help those who show no desire to help themselves.
The stalwart soul has the will to live and is eager for the race.
I wanted to acquire an education, work extremely hard and never deviate from my goal, to make it.
I never deviated from my grim determination to someday have all the money I needed and wanted.
I like animals because they are not consciously cruel and don't betray each other.
In sleep, you are safe from the revolting mechanics of living and being a prey to outrageous fortune.
If they can't do it in California, it can't be done anywhere.
Don't let the past steal your present. This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.
I was never afraid of anything in the world except the dentist.
Though I am a Catholic, a professing one, I have serious doubts about the survival of the human personality after death.
The very idea of carrying my memory into eternity devastated me, and I took refuge in atheism.