Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
We all owe death a life.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
For life in general, there is but one decree: youth is a blunder, manhood a struggle, old age a regret.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
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.
The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.
Science is the outcome of being prepared to live without certainty and therefore a mark of maturity. It embraces doubt and loose ends.
Each man should frame life so that at some future hour fact and his dreaming meet.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
The lessons of the past are ignored and obliterated in a contemporary antagonism known as the generation gap.
Don't own so much clutter that you will be relieved to see your house catch fire.
Open your arms to change, but don't let go of your values.
There is one common struggle against those who have appropriated the earth, the money, and the machines.
All good things which exist are the fruits of originality.
Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?
We can never judge the lives of others, because each person knows only their own pain and renunciation. It's one thing to feel that you are on the right path, but it's another to think that yours is the only path.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.