In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.