He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.