As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone.
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!
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
There's nowhere you can be that isn't where you're meant to be...
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
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.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.