Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.