Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
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.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
We think too much and feel too little.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.