What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.
The scientists of today think deeply instead of clearly. One must be sane to think clearly, but one can think deeply and be quite insane.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
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.
Life is a succession of lessons which must be lived to be understood.
The gratification of wealth is not found in mere possession or in lavish expenditure, but in its wise application.
Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Mastery of the emotions is fundamental to a virtuous life.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
Life is not divided into semesters. You don't get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you find yourself.
A lie told often enough becomes the truth.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live.
The happiest is the person who suffers the least pain; the most miserable who enjoys the least pleasure.
Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.