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.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
All of us are products of our childhood.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Time is the best killer.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.