Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.