Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.