Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
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.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.