Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
It is only because of problems that we grow mentally and spiritually.
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
History is the devil's scripture.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
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.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.