All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
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.