If we are not free, no one will respect us.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
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.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
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.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.