Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
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.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Certain signs precede certain events.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.