It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
It takes a long time to grow young.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
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
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.