Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
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.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
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.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.