In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
History is the devil's scripture.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
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.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
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.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.