If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
History is the devil's scripture.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
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.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
It takes a long time to grow young.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.