I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Life must be lived as play.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
We all owe death a life.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Begin to see yourself as a soul with a body rather than a body with a soul.
Is it not enough that 'things are cruel and blind'? Must we also be cruel and blind?
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.