The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
A beautiful thing never gives so much pain as does failing to hear and see it.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.
What goes up must come down.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
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.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
Any place I hang my head is home.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Let the guarantee of free speech be in every man's determination to use it, and we shall have no need of paper declarations.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
In the end, everything is a gag.