The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
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.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
My art and profession is to live.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.