Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
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 people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
It takes a long time to grow young.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Live your life and forget your age.
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
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.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.