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.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Time is the best killer.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Live to the point of tears.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.