We think too much and feel too little.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
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.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
The less you know, the more you believe.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Pain don't hurt.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
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.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.