Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Live to the point of tears.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
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.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
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.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
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.