The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
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.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?