Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
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.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
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
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
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.
Live simply so others may simply live.