To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
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.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
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.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
To do a great right do a little wrong.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.