Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
In the end, everything is a gag.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
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
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Time is the best killer.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
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.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.