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.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
All of us are products of our childhood.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
History is the devil's scripture.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.