Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
I am not young enough to know everything.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
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.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.