We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
A photograph is a moral decision taken in one eighth of a second.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
My art and profession is to live.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.