In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Live to the point of tears.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough