Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Where there is love there is life.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
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.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Pain don't hurt.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.