I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
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.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
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.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
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.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.