All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Live to the point of tears.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.