Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
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.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Maybe this world is another planet?s hell.
There's place and means for every man alive.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.