If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
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.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Live your life and forget your age.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.