History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
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.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
History is the devil's scripture.