I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.
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.
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Almost all our desires, when examined, contain something too shameful to reveal.
You can give in to the failure messages and be a bitter deadbeat of excuses. Or you can choose to be happy and positive and excited about life.
We fear our highest possibility (as well as our lowest one). We are generally afraid to become that which we can glimpse in our most perfect moments.
One day, in retrospect, the years of struggle will strike you as the most beautiful.
Live your life and forget your age.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;Live for others, and you will live again.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
Life is a journey, not a destination.
The joy in life is his who has the heart to demand it.
We all learn lessons in life. Some stick, some don't. I have always learned more from rejection and failure than from acceptance and success.
Do not erase the designs the child makes in the soft wax of his inner life.
We think too much and feel too little.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
If man limits himself to a satisfied animal existence, and asks from life only what such an existence can give, the higher values of life at once disappear.
Until you value yourself, you won't value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.