This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Live to the point of tears.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
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.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.