I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
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.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
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.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.