Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Live simply so others may simply live.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
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.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.