Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
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?
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
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.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
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.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.