The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
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.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Life should be great rather than long.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.