The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life.
The first forty years of life give us the text; the next thirty supply the commentary on it.
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.
Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting hungry.
This terrifying world is not devoid of charms, of the mornings that make waking up worthwhile.
There's no advantage to hurrying through life.
Live as if you were living a second time, and as though you had acted wrongly the first time.
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination.
Life's a journey, not a destination.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
Life would be tragic if it weren't funny.
Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties
Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we're frantic, life will be frantic. If we're peaceful, life will be peaceful. And so our goal in any situation becomes inner peace.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
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 gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
A hospital bed is a parked taxi with the meter running.
Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons.
First, then, God, being all-just, wishes to do justice; being all-wise, knows what justice is; being all-powerful, can do justice. Why then injustice?
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.