A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
love the life you live.live the life you love.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
I'm never going to be disabled. I'm sick of being so healthy.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.