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.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
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
My art and profession is to live.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
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.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
We think too much and feel too little.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.