Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
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.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
We think too much and feel too little.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
I am not young enough to know everything.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties