Losing your way on a journey is unfortunate. But, losing your reason for the journey is a fate more cruel.
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
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.
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.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
All sport ... is one of the few activities where young people can proceed along traditional avenues, where objectives are clear, where the desire to win is not only permissible, but encouraged.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Wrinkles should merely indicate where the smiles have been.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
The way to know life is to love many things.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.