Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
I am not young enough to know everything.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement; you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
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.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
Nothing exists except atoms and empty space; everything else is opinion.
Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
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.
Quick sensitivity is inseperable from a ready understanding.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
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.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
love the life you live.live the life you love.