Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
During the first period of a man's life the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
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.
Only he who accepts clashes and conflicts in life, loves life.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
If a man neglects education, he walks lame to the end of his life
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do.
Pain don't hurt.
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.