Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
My art and profession is to live.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
The way to know life is to love many things.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.