Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.