It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Let silence take you to the core of life.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
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.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
What goes up must come down.
I want to feel my life while I'm in it.
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.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.