Necessity has the face of a dog.
He who awaits much can expect little.
Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood.
Everything that goes into my mouth seems to make me fat, everything that comes out of my mouth embarrasses me.
The interpretation of our reality through patterns not our own, serves only to make us ever more unknown, ever less free, ever more solitary.
I don't believe in God, but I'm afraid of Him.
A person doesn't die when he should but when he can.
Nobody deserves your tears, but whoever deserves them will not make you cry.
An early-rising man... a good spouse but a bad husband.
What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.
It is not true that people stop pursuing dreams because they grow old, they grow old because they stop pursuing dreams.
The heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good; and thanks to this artifice we manage to endure the burdens of the past.
Injections are the best thing ever invented for feeding doctors.
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
If God hadn't rested on Sunday, He would have had time to finish the world.
An early-rising man is a good spouse but a bad husband.
A man knows when he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast.
A man knows he is growing old because he begins to look like his father.
No, not rich. I am a poor man with money, which is not the same thing.
Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale.
Always remember that the most important thing in a good marriage is not happiness, but stability.
The heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good.