And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Where there is love there is life.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
In the end, everything is a gag.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.