The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.