Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
We think too much and feel too little.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Any place I hang my head is home.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.