To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
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.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.