To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Live simply so others may simply live.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
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.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
History is the devil's scripture.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.