Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.