If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
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
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.
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.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes