Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
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.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
The way to know life is to love many things.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.