I don't do drugs, I am drugs
Human decency is not derived from religion. It precedes it.
When I had nothing to lose, I had everything. When I stopped being who I am, I found myself.
To forbid us anything is to make us have a mind for it.
Freedom lies in being bold.
I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that`s OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots.
There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.
Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.
It is a process of diverting one's scattered forces into one powerful channel.
I may not be better than other people, but at least I'm different.
If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'
You cant have a plan for your day, til you have a plan for your life.
An idea is salvation by imagination
If from Society we learn to live Tis Solitude should teach us how to die; It hath no flatterers.
Genius is sorrow's child.
An intense anticipation itself transforms possibility into reality; our desires being often but precursors of the things which we are capable of performing.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
When people talk of the freedom of writing, speaking or thinking I cannot choose but laugh. No such thing ever existed. No such thing now exists; but I hope it will exist. But it must be hundreds of years after you and I shall write and speak no more.
It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.
Never lend your car to someone you've given birth to.