I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.