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.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Certain signs precede certain events.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.