I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Any place I hang my head is home.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
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.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
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.