Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
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.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
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.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.