My art and profession is to live.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
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.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.