To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
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.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.