All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Courage is a kind of salvation.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.