The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is 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.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.