Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.