You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
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.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
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.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Live to the point of tears.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
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.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.