Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
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.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.