If someone says it’s raining and another person says it’s dry, it’s not your job to quote them both. Your job is to look out the fucking window and find out which is true.
I knew we had to drive on cobblestones, but I didn’t know they had thrown them down from a helicopter.
A developed country is not a place where the poor have cars. This is where the rich use public transport.
You can beat 40 scholars with one fact, but you cannot beat one idiot with 40 facts.
When I was a child, ladies and gentlemen, I was a dreamer. I read comic books and I was the hero of the comic book. I saw movies and I was the hero in the movie. So every dream I ever dreamed has come true a hundred times…I learned very early in life that: ‘Without a song, the day would never end; without a song, a man ain’t got a friend; without a song, the road would never bend – without a song.’ So I keep singing a song. Goodnight. Thank you.
The longer I stay at home, the more homeless I look.
I need ammunition, not a ride.
Maintain a natural gait even if you shit your pants
Even when your life seems most monotonous, what you do is always of real value — and importance to your fellow men.
His shiny ice flashes like the sword of Athens in the setting French evening sun.
You have to take the wrinkles that come. And all those who get their skin sprayed and look like wounded warriors for a long time, become very little prettier, but look so sour. The smile is actually the best face-lift, I think.
When you tear out a man’s tongue, you are not proving, him a liar: you’re only telling the world that you fear what he might say.
I don’t think you should think too much about the fact that time is passing and you’re not a teenager anymore. Then you just get plagued and get even more wrinkles and look even more grumpy and sad.
When you get as old as I am and no longer have a husband or dog, and the children have long since left home, you can sit and get a little wiser by thinking. Then it’s time to edit your memories and start looking at your life again. First come the regrets, then come the wrongs you’ve done, mistakes you’ve made – and all the things you can sit and brood over if you’re already in a bad mood. But you can also understand people and contexts in a new way.
Everything sounds deep when you don’t read books.
Wearing cheap clothes or driving an old car doesn’t make you broke. You got a family to feed not a community to impress.
Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life.
life is like a box of chocolates you never know what you’re gonna get.
If the heroes run and hide, who will stay and fight?
I hate all those weathermen who tell you that rain is bad weather. There’s no such thing as bad weather, just the wrong clothing, so get yourself a sexy raincoat and live a little.
Life is not about waiting for the storm to subside. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.
In a rich man’s house, there is no place to spit in his face.
My career always took me away from home, I was always away from home and I just wanted to be home.
How many cars do I have? Do I also have to count the Volvos?
Life is like a game of chess. I don’t know how to play chess.