A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy
Last year I sang for the Queen of England, met the president of the United States, and got an Emmy and a star on The Walk of Fame. And what did I do? I was just being myself.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
In the end, everything is a gag.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
Exceptional claims demand exceptional evidence.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.