It is harder to crack prejudice than an atom.
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
When things break, it's not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. It's because a little piece gets lost - the two remaining ends couldn't fit together even if they wanted to. The whole shape has changed.
And if life be, as it surely is, a problem to me, I am no less a problem to life.
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating: people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Henry David Thoreau
There is no greater force for change than people inspired to live a better life.
Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.
Religion is something left over from the infancy of our intelligence, it will fade away as we adopt reason and science as our guidelines.
We are mathematical equations where your life is the sum of all choices you've made until now. The good news is you can change the equation so that you start making a difference in your life.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
A man of my spiritual intensity does not eat corpses.
George Bernard Shaw
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.
None of the people have any real interest in a science, who only begin to be enthusiastic about it when they themselves have made discoveries in it.
There are only two kinds of people we can call reasonable: either those who serve God with their whole heart because they know him, or those who search after him with all their heart because they do not know him.
If you don't believe, nothing ever happens at all.
Great beauty, great strength, and great riches are really and truly of no great use; a right heart exceeds all.
It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.
I can levitate birds. No one cares.
I went to a massage parlor. It was self service.
The consequences of every act are included in the act itself.
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
It was sad music. But it waved its sadness like a battle flag. It said the universe had done all it could, but you were still alive.
Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.
Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.
Ocean: A body of water occupying two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.
You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.
Only one English word adequately describes his transformation of the islands from worthless to priceless: magical.
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time, who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done, if we are always doing.
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives - choice, not chance, determines your destiny.
If it weren't for pickpockets, I'd have no sex life at all.
If you are foe, we do not fear you. If you are friend, your foes will be taught the fear of us.
The distinction between pretending you are better than you are and beginning to be better in reality is finer than moral sleuth hounds conceive.
Whatever it takes to finish things, finish. You will learn more from a glorious failure than you ever will from something you never finished.