History is the devil's scripture.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
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.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.