One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
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.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.