I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
There's place and means for every man alive.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
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.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.