History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
The less you know, the more you believe.
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.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
We think too much and feel too little.
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.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
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.