Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
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.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
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.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.