Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
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.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.