Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
You see things; you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?
If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they'll kill you.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.
Animals are my friends...and I don't eat my friends.
Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
You have learned something. That always feels at first as if you had lost something.
My opportunities were still there, nay, they multiplied tenfold; but the strength and youth to cope with them began to fail, and to need eking out with the shifty cunning of experience.
I am a Millionaire. That is my religion.
All professions are a conspiracy against the country.
When people shake their heads because we are living in a restless age, ask them how they would like to life in a stationary one, and do without change.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
She had lost the art of conversation, but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
You don't learn to hold your own in the world by standing on guard, but by attacking, and getting well-hammered yourself.
It is easy - terribly easy - to shake a man's faith in himself. To take advantage of that, to break a man's spirit is devil's work.
Everything happens to everybody sooner or later if there is time enough.
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.