In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
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.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.