In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
Money may kindle, but it cannot by itself, and for very long, burn.
My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.
So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.
Experts say that Iraq may have nuclear weapons. That's bad news - they may have a nuclear bomb. Now the good news is that they have to drop it with a camel.
An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?
Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O when may it suffice?
And these little things may not seem like much but after a while they take you off on a direction where you may be a long way off from what other people have been thinking about.
The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
There are only two forces in the world, the sword and the spirit. In the long run the sword will always be conquered by the spirit.
Soap and education are not as sudden as a massacre, but they are more deadly in the long run.
In the long run we shall not be able to close our eyes to this simple truth, which is the immediate outcome of psychological analysis.
If music be the food of love, play on; give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, the appetite may sicken, and so die.
You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she'll be constantly running back.
The priority must be the unification of the world titles to straighten things out. But we should not wait that long anymore to change the situation, because we are running out of time.
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
The man who runs may fight again.
Let me be accurate in everything, for though you and I have seen some strange things together, you may at the first think that I, Van Helsing, am mad. That the many horrors and the so long strain on nerves has at the last turn my brain.
It's useless to hold a person to anything he says while he's in love, drunk, or running for office.
The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.
I used to run to school, 10k every day. And this at altitude, perfect preparation, really.
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship.
Beware of missing chances; otherwise it may be altogether too late some day.
Absurdity is what I like most in life, and there's humor in struggling in ignorance. If you saw a man repeatedly running into a wall until he was a bloody pulp, after a while it would make you laugh because it becomes absurd.