There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Nature is not human-hearted.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
We think too much and feel too little.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
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.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.