I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.