Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.