Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
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 young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
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.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
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!
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.