I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
We think too much and feel too little.
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.
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.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.