Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
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.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
There's place and means for every man alive.
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.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I am not young enough to know everything.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.