History is the devil's scripture.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
What is that you express in your eyes? It seems to me more than all the words I have read in my life.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.