The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.