The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
My art and profession is to live.
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.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Live to the point of tears.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
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.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
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.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.