Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.