A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Time is the best killer.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.