Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
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.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
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.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
The love of life is necessary to the vigorous prosecution of any undertaking.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
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.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.