Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Live simply so others may simply live.
What goes up must come down.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.