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.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
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.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.