We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
In the end, everything is a gag.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
There's place and means for every man alive.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Live simply so others may simply live.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Live to the point of tears.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.