Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
It takes a long time to grow young.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
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.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.