A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows - his own.
The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action.
I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
God creates, I do not create. I assemble and I steal everywhere to do it - from what I see, from what the dancers can do, from what others do.
All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
I fully realize that no wealth or position can long endure, unless built upon truth and justice; therefore, I will engage in no transaction which does not benefit all whom it affects.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
A friend doesn't go on a diet because you are fat.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
I'll always be poor in my mind.
It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.
A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Your personal nature seeks its paradise.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.