"In life there are no problems, that is, objective and external choices there is only the life which we do not resolve as a problem but which we live as an experience, whatever the final result may be."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Alberto Moravia on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Alberto Moravia on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Alberto Moravia on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Alberto Moravia on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Alberto Moravia on Mark Twain
"When I sit at my table to write, I never know what it's going to be until I'm under way. I trust in inspiration, which sometimes comes and sometimes doesn't. But I don't sit back waiting for it. I work every day."