Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.
Each day is a little life; every waking and rising a little birth; every fresh morning a little youth; every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
Great acts are made up of small deeds.
Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
One new feature or fresh take can change everything.
To live is not merely to breathe; it is to act; it is to make use of our organs, senses, faculties - of all those parts of ourselves which give us the feeling of existence
Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
If you place your head in a lion's mouth, then you cannot complain one day if he happens to bite it off.
Men are not prisoners of fate, but only prisoners of their own minds.
Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.
Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.
I have no desire to make windows into mens souls
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The place where you made your stand never mattered. Only that you were there...and still on your feet.
The boundaries which divide Life from Death are at best shadowy and vague. Who shall say where the one ends, and where the other begins?
Science has not yet taught us if madness is or is not the sublimity of the intelligence.