Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
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.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
History is the devil's scripture.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.