Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
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.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
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.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.