Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.
The future is the shape of things to come.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
A woman may very well form a friendship with a man, but for this to endure, it must be assisted by a little physical antipathy.
Short as life is, we make it still shorter by the careless waste of time.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
The difficulty we have in accepting responsibility for our behaviour lies in the desire to avoid the pain of the consequences of that behaviour
If you have been sunned through and through like an apricot on a wall from your earliest days, you are oversensitive to any withdrawal of heat.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
To be a princess is to play at life. To be a queen is to be a serious player...The purpose of life as a woman is to ascend to the throne and rule with heart.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
Symbols are the imaginative signposts of life.
The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
We think too much and feel too little.
Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained.