Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.