The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
We all owe death a life.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
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.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.