The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
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.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
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 the dancer and you are the dance.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
It takes a long time to grow young.
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.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.