Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
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.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Nothing in life is more remarkable than the unnecessary anxiety which we endure, and generally create ourselves.
History has shown there are no invincible armies.
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
I desire to live in peace and to continue the life I have begun under the motto 'to live well you must live unseen'
It takes a long time to grow young.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.