The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
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.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
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
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
What goes up must come down.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
It takes a long time to grow young.