I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
I don't need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.