The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
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.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.