How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Certain signs precede certain events.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.