We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
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.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
My art and profession is to live.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
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.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Where there is love there is life.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Any place I hang my head is home.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.