If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
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.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Every day brings a chance to live free of regret and with as much joy, fun, and laughter as you can stand.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
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 earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
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.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.