Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.