First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
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.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
It takes a long time to grow young.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.