Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
We all owe death a life.
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.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.