One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Certain signs precede certain events.
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.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
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.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'