Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
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.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.