We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Life must be lived as play.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
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.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Where there is love there is life.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.