For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
In the end, everything is a gag.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.