When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
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.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Life must be lived as play.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?