We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Life should be great rather than long.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
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.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
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.
Any place I hang my head is home.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
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.
Live your life and forget your age.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.