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.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
What goes up must come down.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.