As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Live your life and forget your age.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.