"This above all: To your own self, be true."
"Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them."
"By trying we can easily endure adversity. Another man's, I mean."
"Write without pay until somebody offers to pay you. If nobody offers within three years, sawing wood is what you were intended for."
"If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you; that is the principal difference between a dog and a man."
"Here is the test to find whether your mission on Earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't."
"Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced."
"This is one of the greatest days of my life."
"Wit, by itself, is of little account. It becomes a moment only when grounded on wisdom."
"Everything has been figured out, except how to live."