Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
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.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Just as modern motorways have no room for ox-carts or wandering pedestrians, so modern society has little place for lives and ways that are too eccentric.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.