What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
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.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour