Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Life must be lived as play.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.