Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
In the end, everything is a gag.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
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.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.