To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Courage is a kind of salvation.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.