Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
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!
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
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.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
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.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
The way to know life is to love many things.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.