There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
To do a great right do a little wrong.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
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.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Where there is love there is life.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
In the end, everything is a gag.