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.
Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
A tragedy means always a man's struggle with that which is stronger than man.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
If I get married, I want to be very married.
Life's pretty good, and why wouldn't it be? I'm a pirate, after all.
The gentleman understands rightousness, the petty man understands interest.
Don't be concerned others not appreciating you. Be concerned about your not appreciating others.
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
I believe that the very purpose of our life is to seek happiness. That is clear. Whether one believes in religion or not, whether one believes in this religion or that religion, we all are seeking something better in life. So, I think, the very motion of our life is towards happiness
Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.
There's place and means for every man alive.
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
I am not young enough to know everything.