When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
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.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
There's place and means for every man alive.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.