We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Life should be great rather than long.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Certain signs precede certain events.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
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.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Live your life and forget your age.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Courage is a kind of salvation.