This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
History is the devil's scripture.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
My art and profession is to live.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
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.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
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.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.