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.
The less you know, the more you believe.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
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.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
My art and profession is to live.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
The way to know life is to love many things.
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.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'