Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
What's with you men? Would hair stop growing on your chest if you asked directions somewhere?
What do you despise? By this are you truly known.
I don't watch television, I think it destroys the art of talking about oneself.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not common.
The idea of freedom is inspiring. But what does it mean? If you are free in a political sense but have no food, what's that? The freedom to starve?
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Good actions ennoble us, and we are the sons of our deeds.
The bat thought I was giving him the kiss of life!
Nothing is black or white.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
Delay always breeds danger. To protract a great design is often to ruin it.
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.
I am not now That which I have been.
To be rooted is perhaps the most important and least recognized need of the human soul.
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
There are no facts, only interpretations.