Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Life must be lived as play.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
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.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.