To do a great right do a little wrong.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
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 too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.