A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.