Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
When someone leaves, it's because someone else is about to arrive.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
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.
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
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.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
Take a chance! All life is a chance. The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
No social problem is as universal as the oppression of the child
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.