There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Live simply so others may simply live.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
What goes up must come down.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?