He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Time is the best killer.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
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.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.