To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
The future is the shape of things to come.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Live simply so others may simply live.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.