This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
Live to the point of tears.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
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.
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.
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.
My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government.
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.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.