History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
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.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Any place I hang my head is home.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
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!
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.