Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
All of us are products of our childhood.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
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.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
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.
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.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
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.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?