You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.