Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.