No one has ever become poor by giving.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
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.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
Everything existing in the universe is the fruit of chance and necessity.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.