This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
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.
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.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
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.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.