A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Pain don't hurt.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
The way to know life is to love many things.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.