Every stage of human life, except the last, is marked out by certain and defined limits; old age alone has no precise and determinate boundary.
It's going to take a certain man for me to ever get involved with, because he'll have to realize I don't have two children, I have three. Tommy is always going to always be a part of my life.
There's no way I set out to be a certain kind of symbol - the way I dress is the way I am, the way I live my life.
In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.
What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning.
There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes this whole universe for a vast practical joke, though the wit thereof he but dimly discerns, and more than suspects that the joke is at nobody's expense but his own.
I think everyone has a certain kind of formula in their life. When you deviate from that formula, you're going to fail big or you're gonna win big.
The half hour between waking and rising has all my life proved propitious to any task which was exercising my invention... It was always when I first opened my eyes that the desired ideas thronged upon me.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning!
There are certain queer times and occasions in this strange mixed affair we call life when a man takes his whole universe for a vast practical joke.
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
Certain things in life simply have to be experienced -and never explained. Love is such a thing.
There never was and is not likely soon to be a nation of philosophers, nor am I certain it is desirable that there should be.
Death. The certain prospect of death could sweeten every life with a precious and fragrant drop of levity- and now you strange apothecary souls have turned it into an ill-tasting drop of poison that makes the whole of life repulsive.
Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost friends, some by death... others through sheer inability to cross the street.
All that I desire to point out is the general principle that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
The wise man does not expose himself needlessly to danger, since there are few things for which he cares sufficiently; but he is willing, in great crises, to give even his life - knowing that under certain conditions it is not worthwhile to live.
The presentations and conceptions of the average man of the world are formed and dominated, not by the full and pure desire for knowledge as an end in itself, but by the struggle to adapt himself favourably to the conditions of life.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
A man should control his life. Mine is controlling me.
I think that anything that you do, any accomplishment that you make, you have to work for. And I've worked very hard in the last ten years of my life, definitely, and I can tell you that hard work pays off. It's not just a cliche.
Once you have made the decision to do the film, once you have identified the desire and all the deep and personal, intimate, artistic reasons why you want to do the film, then it's more a matter of how to do things.
That's life - to turn each other on, to feel good, to feel in love.
I've just gone through so much in my life that pulling my top up just doesn't seem like that big a deal.
Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly.