Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
All of us are products of our childhood.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference