Advice to intellectuals: let no-one represent you.
I recommend that the Statue of Liberty be supplemented by a Statue of Responsibility on the west coast.
Dare to risk public criticism.
I have great faith in fools; self-confidence my friends call it.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.
Genius is sorrow's child.
The two offices of memory are collection and distribution.
Could be worse . . . I could be Sting.
I meant what I said and I said what I meant.
Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
Circumstances do not make the man, they reveal him.
Humility is attentive patience.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
But there is only one thing which gathers people into seditious commotion, and that is oppression
The lifestyle I`ve been living for the last 30 years, I could have been dead a thousand times.
Do it again on the next verse, and people think you meant it.
Being sober on a bus is, like, totally different than being drunk on a bus.
For the meaning of life differs from man to man, from day to day and from hour to hour. What matters, therefore, is not the meaning of life in general but rather the specific meaning of a person's life at a given moment.
Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining power in an intellectual agent. It implies thought and choice and power.
We can't become what we need to be by remaining what we are.
Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.