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.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Humility is really important because it keeps you fresh and new.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
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.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
Do what's right for you, as long as it don't hurt no one
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?