You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
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.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Where there is love there is life.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams