Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
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.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The less you know, the more you believe.