“Shapes of things before my eyes
Just teach me to despise
Will time make man more wise
Here within my lonely frame
My eyes just hurt my brain
But will it seem the same”
“Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits. Fanatics will never learn that, though it be written in letters of gold across the sky.
It is the prohibition that makes anything precious.”
“No such thing as spare time. No such thing as free time. No such thing as down time. All you got is life time. Go.”
“Art is the highest form of hope.”
“When it gets down to having to use violence, then you are playing the system’s game. The establishment will irritate you – pull your beard, flick your face – to make you fight. Because once they’ve got you violent, they know how to handle you. The only thing they don’t know how to handle is non-violence and humor.”
“Why should Americans trust you when you accuse the information they receive as being fake when you’re providing information that’s fake?
(said to President Trump)
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”