Sometimes - history needs a push.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
There's place and means for every man alive.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
The less you know, the more you believe.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
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
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
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.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.