Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.