Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Where there is love there is life.
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.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.