The less you know, the more you believe.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
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.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
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.
History is the devil's scripture.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
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.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
We think too much and feel too little.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.