Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
We think too much and feel too little.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Sometimes - history needs a push.