Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
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.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
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
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.