In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
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.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Certain signs precede certain events.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.