Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
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 historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
My art and profession is to live.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Where there is love there is life.
We think too much and feel too little.
Certain signs precede certain events.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
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.