There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.