Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
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
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.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Any place I hang my head is home.
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.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
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.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.