History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again.
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room.
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
I chose cultural anthropology, since it offered the greatest opportunity to write high-minded balderdash.
Everyone now knows how to find the meaning of life within himself.