We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.
We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.
We all owe death a life.
He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.
I don't mind living in a man's world, as long as I can be a woman in it.
The present is theirs; the future, for which I really worked, is mine.
Freedom would be not to choose between black and white but to abjure such prescribed choices.
Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.
History is the devil's scripture.
Its not the men in your life that matters, its the life in your men.
Nature is not human-hearted.
Life is like a library owned by the author. In it are a few books which he wrote himself, but most of them were written for him.
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.
We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.
Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.