We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
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.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Certain signs precede certain events.