The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.