To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
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.