Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
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.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Any place I hang my head is home.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
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.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
History is the devil's scripture.
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.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.