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.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Any place I hang my head is home.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Life must be lived as play.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
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.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.