It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
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.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
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.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.