Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
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.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.