Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
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.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
We all owe death a life.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.