To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Where there is love there is life.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Let silence take you to the core of life.