You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
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.
One of the saddest things in life, is the things one remembers.
Speed and efficiency do not always increase the quality of life.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Anything I've done up till 27 May 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me 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.