I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
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.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
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.
Live simply so others may simply live.
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.