Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
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.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
Life is too short for long-term grudges.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.