There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
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.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
There's place and means for every man alive.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
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.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
We think too much and feel too little.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.