It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
My art and profession is to live.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
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.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.