He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
The less you know, the more you believe.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.