My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
My art and profession is to live.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.