By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
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.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.