Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.