I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
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.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed