Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.