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.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Pain don't hurt.
The less you know, the more you believe.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
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.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
We all owe death a life.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.