"Let me be, was all I wanted. Be what I am, no matter how I am."
"You cannot find peace by avoiding life."
"Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are."
"How nice -- to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive."
"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world."
"The thing that's important to know is that you never know. You're always sort of feeling your way."
"How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em."
"I don't pray really, because I don't want to bore God."
"To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all."
"All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring."
"Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television."
"Life is a series of pulls back and forth... A tension of opposites, like a pull on a rubber band. Most of us live somewhere in the middle. A wrestling match...Which side win? Love wins. Love always wins"