Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.