"The trouble with our times is that the future is not what it used to be."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Paul Valery on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Paul Valery on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Paul Valery on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Paul Valery on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Paul Valery on William Shakespeare
"God created man and, finding him not sufficiently alone, gave him a companion to make him feel his solitude more keenly."
"An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it."
"Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own business."
"Our judgments judge us, and nothing reveals us, exposes our weaknesses, more ingeniously than the attitude of pronouncing upon our fellows."
"The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up."