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 can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.