Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.