This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
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.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
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.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.