No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
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.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Pain don't hurt.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
The way to know life is to love many things.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.