Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Nature is not human-hearted.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Imagination does not become great until human beings, given the courage and the strength, use it to create.
Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools, and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans; fools and women will take a little longer.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
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.
To be interested in the changing seasons is . . . a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.