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.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Time is the best killer.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Where there is love there is life.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
I am not young enough to know everything.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.