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.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
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.
What goes up must come down.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.