The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
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.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.