If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.
I think it's much more interesting to live not knowing than to have answers which might be wrong.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
My art and profession is to live.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
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.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.