We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
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.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
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.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.
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.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.