Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
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.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
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.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.