Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
It takes a long time to grow young.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.