Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
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.
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.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
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.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.