In the end, everything is a gag.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
I am not young enough to know everything.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
We think too much and feel too little.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.