All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
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.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
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.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
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.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Live your life and forget your age.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.