If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
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.