In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.
When one has not had a good father, one must create one.
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.
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.
Old age is the only disease you dont want to be cured of.
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
Within the child lies the fate of the future.
The pleasure of the moment begins to wither almost as soon as it blossoms; our pleasures are soon swallowed up in time's relentless torrent.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
On stage, I make love to 25,000 different people, then I go home alone.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
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
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.