The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Any place I hang my head is home.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
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.
History is the devil's scripture.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.