People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
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.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
My art and profession is to live.
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.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.