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.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
In the end, everything is a gag.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.