Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.