Those who are easily shocked should be shocked more often.
To forgive is not just to be altruistic.
Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on.
Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
Always say 'yes' to the present moment... Surrender to what is. Say 'yes' to life - and see how life starts suddenly to start working for you rather than against you.
All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.
Wrinkles are engraved smiles.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
The worldly comforts are not for me. I am like a traveller, who takes rest under a tree in the shade and then goes on his way.
Life does not need to mutilate itself in order to be pure.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
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.
Our life always expresses the result of our dominant thoughts.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
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.