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.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
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.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.