But time growing old teaches all things.
It is easy to hate and it is difficult to love. This is how the whole scheme of things works. All good things are difficult to achieve; and bad things are very easy to get.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.
I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me. She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker, put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table. But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that life is about not where you start, but where you're going. That's family values.
All men live enveloped in whale-lines. All are born with halters round their necks; but it is only when caught in the swift, sudden turn of death, that mortals realize the silent, subtle, ever present perils of life.
Inspiration comes from the places we suffer the most.
When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.
We go to school to learn to work hard for money. I write books and create products that teach people how to have money work hard for them.
Revolutions are the locomotives of history.
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
I have had no control over my life. I have lived in a complete bubble. They found me and picked me for the part. And now I'm desperately trying to find my way through it.
We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had the time to make it shorter.
Where ignorance is our master, there is no possibility of real peace.
A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability.
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
Having a dream is what keeps you alive, ... Overcoming the challenges make life worth living.
Action is the foundational key to all success.
There will be sex after death, we just will not be able to feel it.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Pictures must not be too picturesque.
If you want to eat well in England, eat three breakfasts.
England has always been disinclined to accept human nature.
I was always very interested in science, and I knew that for me, science was a better long-term career than tennis.
In the face of technology, everything becomes a little atavistic.
Woman reaches love through friendship; man reaches friendship through love.
Sex is a part of love. You shouldn't go around doing it unless you are in love.
We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.
In art the best is good enough.
Once you are married, there is nothing left for you, not even suicide.
Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Is it right to shoot the poor prostitute or a woman who is unfaithful to her husband, or a man who loves another man?
Everything is clearer when you're in love.
The only way to predict the future is to have power to shape the future.
When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.
Facts are to the mind what food is to the body.