Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
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.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
The future is the shape of things to come.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy