I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.