If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Where there is love there is life.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'