We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
The past is the best prophet of the future.
We're born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we're not alone.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
Don't let making a living prevent you from making a life.
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.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
All of us are products of our childhood.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.