In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
The reality of the building does not consist in the roof and walls, but in the space within to be lived in.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.