Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
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.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
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.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.