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.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
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
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.