Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
The future is the shape of things to come.
The young people think the old people are fools - but the old people know the young people are fools.
Iím not afraid of death, but Iím in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first.
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.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
I can't help thinking that there are only one or two ways of being brought into this world, but there are so many fucked-up ways of leaving it.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
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.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Sometimes - history needs a push.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?
When life hands you a lemon, say, 'Oh yeah, I like lemons! What else ya got?
The life of inner peace, being harmonious and without stress, is the easiest type of existence.