Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
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.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.