The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
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.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
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.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
Pain don't hurt.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.