The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
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
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Certain signs precede certain events.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.