The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life
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.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
The nicest thing for me is sleep, then at least I can dream.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Concision in style, precision in thought, decision in life.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
If it is worth doing, it is worth overdoing.