Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
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.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
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.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.