A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
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.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
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.