To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
In the end, everything is a gag.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.