I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
In religion and politics people’s beliefs and convictions are in almost every case gotten at second-hand
Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world. I know because I've done it thousands of times.
When angry, count to four; when very angry, swear.
Never tell the truth to people who are not worthy of it.
When I was younger I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.
You can't depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.