Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
It takes a long time to grow young.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.