The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Pain don't hurt.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
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.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.