The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
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.
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.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
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.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.