In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
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.
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
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.