In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
The future is the shape of things to come.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
History is the devil's scripture.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
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.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.