Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
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.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
What goes up must come down.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?