All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.