Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.