A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.