And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
True spirituality has its basis in moral life, which in turn is based on contem-plation.
Be thankful that you have a life, and forsake your vain and presumptuous desire for a second one.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
If we couldn't laugh we would all go insane.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot!
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.