One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
The future is the shape of things to come.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
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.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
When all life is seen as divine, everyone grows wings.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.