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.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
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.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Live to the point of tears.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Where there is love there is life.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.