People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
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.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
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.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.