We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
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.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Pain don't hurt.
Life must be lived as play.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.