Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
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.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.