The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
Rudeness is the weak man's imitation of strength.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains.