Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
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.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.