I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
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.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.