If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
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.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Any place I hang my head is home.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.