I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
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.
All of us are products of our childhood.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.