In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
All of us are products of our childhood.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.