Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
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.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
What goes up must come down.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
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.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
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.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.