The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
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.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Life should be great rather than long.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.