Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
Life must be lived as play.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
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.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough