No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Nature is not human-hearted.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.