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.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Life must be lived as play.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Courage is a kind of salvation.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
In the end, everything is a gag.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
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.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.