Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
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.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
We think too much and feel too little.
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.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
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.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.