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.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Life must be lived as play.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams