A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
My art and profession is to live.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.