Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The less you know, the more you believe.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Pain don't hurt.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.