Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
History is the devil's scripture.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.