Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
All of us are products of our childhood.
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.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.