I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
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.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
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.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Live to the point of tears.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Life should be great rather than long.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.