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.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
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.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
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.
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.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
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.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!