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.
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.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
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.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.