Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Life can be pulled by goals just as surely as it can be pushed by drives.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
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!
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
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.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
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.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.