Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
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.
Live to the point of tears.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.