Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Pain don't hurt.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
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.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
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.
Live to the point of tears.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.