You don't have to be the Dalai Lama to tell people that life's about change.
The future ain't what it used to be.
One must judge men not by their opinions, but by what their opinions have made of them.
There is only one difference between a madman and me. The madman thinks he is sane. I know I am mad.
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
I do not argue with obstinate men. I act in spite of them.
Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself.
Of puns it has been said that those who most dislike them are those who are least able to utter them.
Nothing is black or white.
There is only one way... to get anybody to do anything. And that is by making the other person want to do it.
Anything that makes weak - physically, intellectually and spiritually, reject it as poison.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew.
Our greatest foes - and whom we must chiefly combat - are within.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.