Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
In the end, everything is a gag.
I am not young enough to know everything.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.