Let silence take you to the core of life.
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.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.