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.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
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.
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.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!