Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
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.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Live to the point of tears.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.