In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
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.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.