As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
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.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
History is the devil's scripture.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
What goes up must come down.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
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.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.