If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.