The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.