What is the use of running when we are on the wrong.
An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never be afraid to do what he might choose.
To believe is to know you believe, and to know you believe is not to believe.
For the first time in my life, I took part in a real battle between men. The dead did not come to life again, the vanquished fled in disorder; every thrust of my lance helped save Carmona. That day, I would have died with a smile on my lips, certain of having contributed to a triumphant future for my city.
Simone De Beauvoir
Love is just a system for getting someone to call you darling after sex.
People do no change with the times, they change the times.
P K Shaw
Man needs difficulties; they are necessary for health.
If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people.
I take space to be the central fact to man born in America. I spell it large because it comes large here. Large and without mercy.
All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.
It is a little embarrassing that after forty-five years of research and study, the best advice I can give to people is to be a little kinder to each other.
It's a family that's loaded with grudges and passion. We come from a long line of robbers and highwaymen in Italy, you know. Killers, even.
Give them pleasure--the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority--literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.
It's better that it should make you sick than that you don't eat it at all.