I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
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.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.