Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.