Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
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.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
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.
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.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?