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.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
Where there is love there is life.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Life should be great rather than long.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Nature is not human-hearted.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.