Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Live to the point of tears.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
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.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
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.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.