There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
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.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
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.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.