A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
No one has ever become poor by giving.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.