The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
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.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
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.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
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.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.