For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
We think too much and feel too little.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes