Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
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
Where there is love there is life.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.