A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.