I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
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.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
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.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.