I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
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.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.