Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too soon.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
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.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
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.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
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.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.