Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
My art and profession is to live.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
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
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!