The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
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.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Where there is love there is life.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
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.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.