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.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Live simply so others may simply live.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Nature is not human-hearted.
My art and profession is to live.
What goes up must come down.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.