Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
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.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.