Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.