The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
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.
Life must be lived as play.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
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.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
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.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
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.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
The past is the best prophet of the future.