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
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.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
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.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.