The image is one thing and the human being is another...It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.
The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual.
Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
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.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
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.
Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
I generally avoid temptation unless I can't resist it.
Life is the dancer and you are the dance.
Never, ever underestimate the power of 'Id Like that.
I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better.
The true value of a human being is determined primarily by the measure and the sense in which he has attained to liberation from the self.
Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.
I'd trade all my tomorrows for a single yesterday.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?