Be alone, that is the secret of invention; be alone, that is when ideas are born.
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
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.
The person born with a talent they are meant to use will find their greatest happiness in using it.
The death of dogma is the birth of morality.
The act of birth is the source and prototype of the affect of anxiety.
People like you and me, though mortal, of course, like everyone else, do not grow old no matter how long we live. What I mean is that we never cease to stand like curious children before the great Mystery into which we were born.
One of the signs of passing youth is the birth of a sense of fellowship with other human beings as we take our place among them.
Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of eighty and gradually approach eighteen.
I am but too conscious of the fact that we are born in an age when only the dull are treated seriously, and I live in terror of not being misunderstood. Don’t degrade me into the position of giving you useful information.
Hesitation before birth. If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet on the bottom rung. My life is a hesitation before birth.
Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It’s round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you’ve got a hundred years here. There’s only one rule that I know of, babies-“God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.