You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
The less you know, the more you believe.
The way to know life is to love many things.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
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.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.