To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
What goes up must come down.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
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!
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.