The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
My life didn't please me, so I created my life.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Behind every beautiful thing, there's some kind of pain.
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.
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.
In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed
Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
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.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.