Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Certain signs precede certain events.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.