All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
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.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
The future is the shape of things to come.