I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
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.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
What goes up must come down.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.