There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
I am not young enough to know everything.
Life should be great rather than long.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
If I get married, I want to be very married.