This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Live your life and forget your age.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
No one has ever become poor by giving.