Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
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.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.