Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Live your life and forget your age.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.