A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
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 reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.