A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
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.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.