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.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
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.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.