The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
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?
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
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.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.