Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Pain don't hurt.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
We think too much and feel too little.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
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.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
History is the devil's scripture.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
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.