Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
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.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.