You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
Any idiot can face a crisis; it's this day-to-day living that wears you out.
Courage is a kind of salvation.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
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.
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
No snowflake in an avalanche ever feels responsible.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
I'm not sure I'm adult yet.
Each person must live their life as a model for others.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
In the end, everything is a gag.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.