Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
The way to know life is to love many things.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.