Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
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.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.