One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
There's place and means for every man alive.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.