The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
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.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
We think too much and feel too little.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
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.