The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
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.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.