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.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.