No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
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 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.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.