The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
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.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Live to the point of tears.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included