Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
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.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
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.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.