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.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
All of us are products of our childhood.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
History is the devil's scripture.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
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.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?