Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
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.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
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.
History is the devil's scripture.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
In the end, everything is a gag.