The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
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.
Life is an ongoing process of choosing between safety (out of fear and need for defense) and risk (for the sake of progress and growth). Make the growth choice a dozen times a day.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Where there is love there is life.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
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.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.