I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
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.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Life must be lived as play.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Life is made up of marble and mud.