Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
The less you know, the more you believe.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
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.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
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.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
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.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
love the life you live.live the life you love.