We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
The less you know, the more you believe.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
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.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
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.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.