If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.