Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
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.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.