Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.