There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
I have a simple philosophy. Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. And scratch where it itches.
It is wonderful when you don't have the fear, and a lot of the time I don't ... I focus on what needs to be done instead.
Everything beautiful has a mark of eternity.
When one door is closed, don't you know that many more are open
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
External nature is only internal nature writ large.
Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The Bores and the Bored.
Reality is wrong. Dreams are for real.
We do not have to visit a madhouse to find disordered minds; our planet is the mental institution of the universe.
Since it is difficult to join them together, it is safer to be feared than to be loved when one of the two must be lacking.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil and no good, nothing but blind pitiless indifference.
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
Keep things at arm's length... If you let anything come too near you want to hold on to it. And there is nothing a man can hold on to.
Work is the rent you pay for the room you occupy on earth.
Comedy is acting out optimism.
I feel as if I were a piece in a game of chess, when my opponent says of it: That piece cannot be moved.
Be that self which one truly is.
We often discover what will do by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery.