Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
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, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.