It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.