History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
Live to the point of tears.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
We all owe death a life.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
The past is the best prophet of the future.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
It's only terrible to have nothing to wait for.
We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
The 'good old times'-all times, when old, are good.
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.