"I never read the life of any important person without discovering that he knew more and could do more than I could ever hope to know or do in half a dozen lifetimes."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."J. B. Priestley on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."J. B. Priestley on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."J. B. Priestley on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."J. B. Priestley on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."J. B. Priestley on Dalai Lama
"We pay when old for the excesses of youth."
"There was no respect for youth when I was young, and now that I am old, there is no respect for age, I missed it coming and going."
"Living in an age of advertisement, we are perpetually disillusioned. The perfect life is spread before us every day, but it changes and withers at a touch."
"The greatest writers of this age... are aware of the mystery of our existence."
"The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate."