People do not like to think. If one thinks, one must reach conclusions. Conclusions are not always pleasant.
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.
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action.
You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.
Live simply so others may simply live.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
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.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
Close by the Rights of Man, at the least set beside them, are the Rights of the Spirit.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it.
Pain don't hurt.
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.
A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.