People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
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.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
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.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
My art and profession is to live.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.