My art and profession is to live.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
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.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.