The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life