Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
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.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
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.
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.
Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw some and paint some and sing and dance and play and work everyday some.