If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
The way to know life is to love many things.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
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.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.