There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Life should be great rather than long.
Where there is love there is life.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Certain signs precede certain events.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.