A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.
The statistics on sanity are that one out of every four Americans is suffering from some form of mental illness. Think of your three best friends. If they're okay, then it's you.
A deadline is negative inspiration. Still, it's better than no inspiration at all.
You can't be truly rude until you understand good manners.
About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won't like you at all.
For you to be successful, sacrifices must be made. It's better that they are made by others but failing that, you'll have to make them yourself.
Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can.
Art is moral passion married to entertainment. Moral passion without entertainment is propaganda, and entertainment without moral passion is television.
I believe in a lively disrespect for most forms of authority.
What's the point of being a lesbian if a woman is going to look and act like an imitation man?
Humor comes from self-confidence.
Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
Writers will happen in the best of families.
Leroy bet me I couldn't find a pot of gold at the end, and I told him that was a stupid bet because the rainbow was enough.
Good judgment comes from experience, and often experience comes from bad judgment.
My lesbianism is an act of Christian charity. All those women out there praying for a man, and I'm giving them my share.
Pornography exists for the lonesome, the ugly, the fearful - It's made for the losers
Women who love women are Lesbians. Men, because they can only think of women in sexual terms, define Lesbian as sex between women.
I believe you are your work. Don't trade the stuff of your life, time, for nothing more than dollars. That's a rotten bargain.
Sorrow is how we learn to love. Your heart isn't breaking. It hurts because it's getting larger. The larger it gets, the more love it holds.
I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.
One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory.
Oh well, maybe the only beauty left in cities is in the oil slicks on the road and maybe there isn't any beauty left in the people who live in these places.
Dean: Don't you find that somewhat of an aberration? Doesn't this disturb you my dear? After all, it's not normal. Molly: I know it's not normal for people in this world to be happy, and I'm happy.