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.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Any place I hang my head is home.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
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.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
We all owe death a life.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.