If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but that doesn't stop you from having your own opinion
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
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
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
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.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
To one extent, if you've seen one city slum, you've seen them all.
The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.
Life has got to be lived-that's all that there is to it.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.
Even when you think you have your life all mapped out, things happen that shape your destiny in ways you might never have imagined.