We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
Old age is by nature rather talkative.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
I am not young enough to know everything.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
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.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
The more you live in the present moment, the more the fear of death disappears.