Get busy living, or get busy dying.
– Stephen King
I have never met a man so ignorant that I couldn’t learn something from him.
One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. „Which road do I take?” she asked. „Where do you want to go?” was his response. „I don’t know,” Alice answered. „Then,” said the cat, „it doesn’t matter.”
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Irreverence is the champion of liberty and its only sure defense.
I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again.
The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.
The trouble with the world is that the stupid are cocksure and the intelligent are full of doubt.
Unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
The better the state is established, the fainter is humanity.
Draw a crazy picture, Write a nutty poem, Sing a mumble-gumble song, Whistle through your comb. Do a loony-goony dance’ Cross the kitchen floor, Put something silly in the world, That ain’t been there before.
What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?
The only paradise is paradise lost.
You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.
You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what’s going on.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
Religious people tend to have a god shaped hole in their hearts.
– Salman Rushdie
As I have not worried to be born, I do not worry to die.
People can have many different kinds of pleasure. The real one is that for which they will forsake the others.
We cannot change anything unless we accept it. Condemnation does not liberate, it oppresses.
You have to strive every minute to get rid of the life that you have planned in order to have the life that’s waiting to be yours. Move, move, move….
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
those who preach god, need god those who preach peace do not have peace those who preach peace do not have love
Years of love have been forgot, In the hatred of a minute.
…to be acutely conscious is a disease, a real, honest-to-goodnes disease. -notes from the underground