Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.