Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
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.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
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.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.