Whenever you find that you are on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries of life disappear and life stands explained.
We find not much in ourselves to admire, we are always privately wanting to be like somebody else. If everybody was satisfied with himself there would be no heroes.
We all live in the protection of certain cowardices which we call our principles.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
To some people it is fatal to be recognized by greatness.
Thousands of geniuses live and die undiscovered – either by themselves or by others.
There’s a good spot tucked away somewhere in everybody.
You’ll be a long time finding it, sometimes.
There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist, except an old optimist.
There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable.
There are no grades of vanity, there are only grades of ability in concealing it.
The unspoken word is capital. We can invest it or we can squander it.