Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
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.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
We all owe death a life.
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.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.