Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
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.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.