Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Life is made up of marble and mud.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.