Life is too short, or too long, for me to allow myself the luxury of living it so badly.
Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.
I am convinced we do not only love ourselves in others but hate ourselves in others too.
Too much of a good thing can be wonderful!
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
If you break your neck, if you have nothing to eat, if your house is on fire, then you got a problem. Everything else is inconvenience.
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.
Time is really the only capital that any human being has and the thing that he can least afford to waste or lose
Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.
Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
Most people treat the present moment as if it were an obstacle that they need to overcome. Since the present moment is life itself, it is an insane way to live.
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!
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
Life must be lived as play.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.