Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
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.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Work harder on yourself than you do on your job.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Life is a difficult game. You can win it only by retaining your birthright to be a person.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
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.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.