For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
The future is the shape of things to come.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Some days you're the bug, some days you're the windshield.
During your life, never stop dreaming. No one can take away your dreams
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
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.
My art and profession is to live.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Science is the most reliable guide for civilization, for life, for success in the world. Searching a guide other than the science is meaning carelessness, ignorance and heresy.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.