The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
It takes a long time to grow young.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
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.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.