But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
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.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
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.