Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree. But make sure it survives. You have to nurture it, you have to water it, you have to keep at it until it becomes rooted so it can take care or itself. There are so many enemies of trees.
The rich will do anything for the poor but get off their backs.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way.
He had the look of one who had drunk the cup of life and found a dead beetle at the bottom.
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.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
If you want to keep your memories, you first have to live them.
What goes up must come down.
Pain don't hurt.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
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.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
It is not the length of life, but the depth.