To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
My art and profession is to live.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.