I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
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.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Certain signs precede certain events.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
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.