Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.