My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
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.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
You never know when a moment and afew sincere words can have an impact on a life.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
Sometimes you have to be apart from people you love, but that doesn't make you love them any less. Sometimes you love them more.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Each life makes its own immitation of immortality.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
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.