Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
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.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
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.
Live simply so others may simply live.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes