Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
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 happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.