Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
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.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.