Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
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.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Life should be great rather than long.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
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.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.