When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
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.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.