It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
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
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
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.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
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.