Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
To do a great right do a little wrong.