Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
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.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
My art and profession is to live.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
All of us are products of our childhood.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
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.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.