"Declare it. Just the same way we declare war. That is how we will have peace … we just need to declare it."
"Trying to please everybody is impossible—if you did that, you'd end up in the middle with nobody liking you. You've just got to make the decision about what you think is your best and do it."
"Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I don't know what will go first, rock and roll or Christianity. We're more popular than Jesus now."
"I'm cynical about society, politics, newspapers, government. But I'm not cynical about life, love, goodness, death. That's why I really don't want to be labeled a cynic."
"You don't need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are!"
"We live in a world where we have to hide to make love, while violence is practiced in broad daylight."
"I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?"
"There is an alternative to war. It's staying in bed and growing your hair."
"Part of me suspects that I'm a loser, and the other part of me thinks I'm God Almighty."
"God is a concept by which we measure our pain."
"The thing the '60s did was to show us the possibilities and the responsibility that we all had. It wasn't the answer. It just gave us a glimpse of the possibility."
"We're mostly macrobiotic, but sometimes I take the family out for a pizza."
"Everybody loves you when you're six foot in the ground."
"I'm not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I've always been a freak. So I've been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I'm one of those people."
"It's weird not to be weird."
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