A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
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.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
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 part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
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.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
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.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.