We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
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.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
What goes up must come down.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.