Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved. Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
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.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
Time is the best killer.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.