I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
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.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
Time is the best killer.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.