Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
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.
Time is the best killer.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.