Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.