Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
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.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.