A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Live your life and forget your age.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
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.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
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.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.