But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
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.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.