I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.