Everyone seems to have a clear idea of how other people should lead their lives, but none about his or her own.
By putting forward the hands of the clock you shall not advance the hour.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
The knowledge of oneself will preserve that person from vanity.
The more man meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the world at large.
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Time ripens all things; no one is born wise.
It takes a long time to grow young.
If we are not free, no one will respect us.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
If you have zest and enthusiasm, you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.
The universe we observe has precisely the properties we should expect if there is, at bottom, no design, no purpose, no evil, no good, nothing but blind, pitiless indifference
Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant: ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.
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!
Being ignorant is not so much a shame, as being unwilling to learn.
The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.
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.
Life is a disease, brother, and death begins already at birth. Every breath, every heartbeat, is a moment of dying - a little shove toward the end.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.