Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
All of us are products of our childhood.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
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.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.