That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
You have to go on and be crazy. Craziness is like heaven.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
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.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.