Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
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.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.