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.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
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.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Live to the point of tears.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
In the end, everything is a gag.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.