Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
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.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Live your life and forget your age.