The most happy man is he who knows how to bring into relation the end and beginning of his life.
One forgets too easily the difference between a man and his image, and that there is none between the sound of his voice on the screen and in real life.
Only when a man's life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy.
How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being.
I would vote for the man who's lived life, who's done different occupations, who's been out in the real world and struggled to make a living, struggled to raise a family, struggled with life as it exists. So I'd vote for experience, honest experience.
Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.
No man enjoys the true taste of life, but he who is ready and willing to quit it.
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
When real people fall down in life, they get right back up and keep walking.
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.
I feel as though the camera is almost a kind of voyeur in Mr. Bean's life, and you just watch this bizarre man going about his life in the way that he wants to.
A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite.
The man whom God wills to slay in the struggle of life - he first individualizes.
The care of human life and happiness, and not their destruction, is the first and only object of good government.
Never permit a dichotomy to rule your life, a dichotomy in which you hate what you do so you can have pleasure in your spare time. Look for a situation in which your work will give you as much happiness as your spare time.
The ability to let go and to accept life is the key of happiness.
A man should control his life. Mine is controlling me.
Life's greatest happiness is to be convinced we are loved.
Happy is the man who finds a true friend, and far happier is he who finds that true friend in his wife.
Happy the man who has been able to learn the causes of things.
Man's love is of man's life a part; it is a woman's whole existence. In her first passion, a woman loves her lover, in all the others all she loves is love.
In real life, love has to be possible. Even if it is not returned right away, love can only survive when the hope exists that you will be able to win over the person you desire.
Happy is the man who has broken the chains which hurt the mind, and has given up worrying once and for all.
You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man. A contented mind confers it on all.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.