Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter.
It is not how old you are, but how you are old.
We can allow satellites, planets, suns, universe, nay whole systems of universes, to be governed by laws, but the smallest insect, we wish to be created at once by special act.
I was born with an enormous need for affection, and a terrible need to give it.
Being a hero is about the shortest-lived profession on earth.
To protect our freedoms, it seems we're going to have to relinquish some of our freedoms for a short period of time.
If I'm honest I have to tell you I still read fairy-tales and I like them best of all.
You can't live your life for other people. You've got to do what's right for you, even if it hurts some people you love.
Life will not break your heart. It'll crush it.
Every life has a measure of sorrow, and sometimes this is what awakens us.
History is a set of lies agreed upon.
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
Life has its own hidden forces which you can only discover by living.
Your belief in God is merely an escape from your monotonous, stupid and cruel life.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Diamonds are a girls best friend.
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.