Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Any place I hang my head is home.
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.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
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.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Live to the point of tears.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.