My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Life should be great rather than long.
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.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
We all owe death a life.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
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.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.