To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
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.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
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 have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
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.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.