Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
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.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
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
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
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.