Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
The future is the shape of things to come.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
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.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
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.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.