Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
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.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
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.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Live your life and forget your age.
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.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!