You can have it all. Just not all at once.
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.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
Doubt must be no more than vigilance, otherwise it can become dangerous.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by deeds.
Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
To do a great right do a little wrong.
Hard work, disciplined habits, modesty in living, contentment and cheerfulness.
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.
Amnesty is as good for those who give it as for those who receive it. It has the admirable quality of bestowing mercy on both sides.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
I am an American; free born and free bred, where I acknowledge no man as my superior, except for his own worth, or as my inferior, except for his own demerit.
Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself.