Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.