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.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
We think too much and feel too little.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Pain don't hurt.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
When making your choice in life, do not neglect to live.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Any place I hang my head is home.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
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.