The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.