My art and profession is to live.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
We think too much and feel too little.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
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.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.