Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
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.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
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.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.