Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Any place I hang my head is home.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Life has a certain flavour for those who have fought and risked all that the sheltered and protected can never experience.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Whatever relationships you have attracted in your life at this moment, are precisely the ones you need in your life at this moment. There is a hidden meaning behind all events, and this hidden meaning is serving your own evolution.
Every person who ever thought he had a right to assert, and went boldly and asserted it, himself, or jointly with others that shared his convictions, was a direct actionist.
It would please me best if, at the last, a marble stone shall record that this Queen having lived such and such a time, lived and died a virgin.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Some people are desperately looking for scapegoats, they just don't want to see the truth!
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
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.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.