How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Life must be lived as play.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
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.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.