Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious.
Three o'clock is always too late or too early for anything you want to do.
...Who told me dragons did not exist, then led me to their lairs.
People who make history know nothing about history. You can see that in the sort of history they make.
There's nothing that identifies someone as belonging to the lower classes of society so clearly as knowing all about expensive watches and cars.
When you're finished changing, you're finished.
I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.
History always repeats itself twice: first time as tragedy, second time as farce.
There are thousands and thousands of people out there living lives of quite screaming desperation where they work long hard hours at jobs they hate to enable them to buy things they don't need to impress people they don't like.
The secret to happiness is: Low expectations.
You've got to find what you love. And that is as true for work as it is for your lovers. Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven't found it yet, keep looking. And don't settle. As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on. So keep looking. Don't settle.
The only way to succees now is to be completely transparent.
Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.
Hell isn't other people. Hell is yourself.
The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
If people never did silly things nothing intelligent would ever get done.
When you fight with a pig, you both get dirty... but the pig enjoys it.
If you are not feeling well, if you have not slept, chocolate will revive you. But you have no chocolate! I think of that again and again! My dear, how will you ever manage?
All work and no play makes Jack a dead boy.
Those who would give up essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Itís so hard to live in this world when you are perfect.
The whole world is not worth a single tear of a child.
Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache;
do be my enemy for friendship's sake.
What would your good do if evil did not exist, and what would the earth look like if all the shadows disappeared?
The painting has a life of its own. I try to let it come through.
It seems to me [...] that the great majority of people live between two bands. I'm talking about people who are born, who go to school, who work at a job they don't even particularly like and who get old. Who live, simply, until they die. I'm talking about almost everyone in the world.
Do what you will, but speak out always. Be shunned, be hated, be ridiculed, be scared, be in doubt, but don't be gagged.