The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
My art and profession is to live.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
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.