Boys will be boys. And even that wouldn't matter if only we could prevent girls from being girls.
I think it can be shown that the law makes ten criminals where it restrains one.
We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
Anyone who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without feminine upheaval. Social progress can be measured exactly by the social position of the fair sex, the ugly ones included
I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one.
Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Life always waits for some crisis to occur before revealing itself at its most brilliant.
Sow a thought and you get an act; Sow an act and you get a habit; Sow a habit and you get a character; Sow a character and you get a destiny.
Early in life I had to choose between honest arrogance and hypocritical humility. I chose the former and have seen no reason to change.
No one has ever become poor by giving.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.
The historian looks backward. In the end he also believes backward.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
Life is more or less a lie, but then again, that's exactly the way we want it to be.
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again
Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there.
Old minds are like old horses; you must exercise them if you wish to keep them in working order.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.