We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
I am not young enough to know everything.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.