A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
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.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.