The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
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 highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
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.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.