The more I see, the less I know for sure.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
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.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Where there is love there is life.
Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.