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 did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.