Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
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.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
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.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
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.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.