Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
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.
We cannot live better than in seeking to become better.
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!
There's place and means for every man alive.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
As you go through life, you've got to see the valleys as well as the peaks.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot.
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.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.