I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
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.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
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.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.