To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
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.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
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!
We all owe death a life.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
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.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.