Treat a work of art like a prince. Let it speak to you first.
There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide is confession.
The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do.
I love those who can smile in trouble...
The meaning of life is that it is to be lived, and it is not to be traded and conceptualized and squeezed into a patter of systems.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
I will never be by violence constrained to do anything.
Do not be afraid. Do not be satisfied with mediocrity. Put out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Cultivate your curves - they may be dangerous but they won't be avoided.
You can't live a perfect day until you do something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.
It's kind of fun to do the impossible.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools.
We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.