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 for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
History is the devil's scripture.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
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.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
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.