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.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
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.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
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.