We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
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.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
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 should be great rather than long.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
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.
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.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.