Nature is not human-hearted.
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.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
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.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
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.
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.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.