But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
In the end, everything is a gag.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.