Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
We think too much and feel too little.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
You can find the entire cosmos lurking in its least remarkable objects.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination ... and a little dough
I used to live in a room full of mirrors; all I could see was me. I take my spirit and I crash my mirrors, now the whole world is here for me to see.
The things that come to those that wait may be the things left by those that got there first.
Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, and I'm going to be happy in it.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realize that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art.
The man who has no sense of history, is like a man who has no ears or eyes
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.