In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Any place I hang my head is home.
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.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
We think too much and feel too little.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
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.