We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
The way to know life is to love many things.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.