As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
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.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
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.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.