Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
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.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
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.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.