Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.