How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
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.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
The way to know life is to love many things.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
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.'
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.