One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
History is the devil's scripture.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn