What we do modifies us more than what is done to us.
One and all, religions have their original prophets, their sacred books, their traditions of ages gone. One and all require us to accept without question what other people long dead have said or written; to obey without question the commands of those behi
The people people have for friends You common sense appall But the people people marry Are the queerest folk of all.
Death? Why this fuss about death? Use your imagination, try to visualize a world without death! Death is the essential condition of life, not an evil
The one predominant duty is to find one's work and do it.
Eternity is not something that begins after you're dead. It is going on all the time. We are in it now.
To attain happiness in another world we need only to believe something, while to secure it in this world we must do something
Life is a verb.
There is no female mind. The brain is not an organ of sex. Might as well speak of a female liver.
New York - that unnatural city where every one is an exile, none more so than the American
There are things in that paper that nobody knows but me, or ever will.<br/>Behind that outside pattern the dim shapes get clearer every day.<br/>It is always the same shape, only very numerous.<br/>And it is like a woman stooping down and creeping about behind that pattern.
The child learns more of the virtues needed in modern life-of fairness, of justice, of comradeship, of collective interest and action-in a common school than can be taught in the most perfect family circle
Exciting literature after supper is not the best digestive.
A house does not need a wife any more than it needs a husband. (on the term housewife)
It is told that Buddha, going out to look on life, was greatly daunted by death. They all eat one another! he cried, and called it evil. This process I examined, changed the verb, said, They all feed one another, and called it good.