If I get married, I want to be very married.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.