Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Live to the point of tears.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.