I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
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.
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.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.