Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
History is the devil's scripture.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.