Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Time is the best killer.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
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.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
We think too much and feel too little.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.