Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
The way to know life is to love many things.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.