Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.