No one has ever become poor by giving.
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.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
There's place and means for every man alive.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
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.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
My art and profession is to live.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.