Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
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.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Time is the best killer.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
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.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...