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.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.