When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Don't cry for a man who's left you - the next one may fall for your smile.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
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.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
How can I go forward when I don't know which way I'm facing?
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.