We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
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.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
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.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
There's place and means for every man alive.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
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 not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
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.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn