Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
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.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
It takes a long time to grow young.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.