Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
To forget is the secret of eternal youth. One grows old only through memory. There's much too little forgetting.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
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.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
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 we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
He who is in love with himself has at least this advantage - he won't encounter many rivals.
One man with a gun can control 100 without one.
Im not in this world to live up to your expectations and youre not in this world to live up to mine.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.