If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
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 more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
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 life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.