Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.