Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
The future starts today, not tomorrow.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.