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.
My art and profession is to live.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
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.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
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.
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.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
We think too much and feel too little.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.