We were all at once terribly alone; and alone we must see it through.
The highest manifestation of strength is to keep ourselves calm and on our own feet.
Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of organized life.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
There is also this benefit in brag: that the speaker is unconsciously expressing his own ideal. Humor him by all means, draw it all out, and hold him to it.
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
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.
Live simply so others may simply live.
Even truth needs to be clad in new garments if it is to appeal to a new age.
Old age, especially an honoured old age, has so great authority, that this is of more value than all the pleasures of youth.
Death is not the opposite of life, but a part of it.
Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them
We must be willing to fail and to appreciate the truth that often 'Life is not a problem to be solved, but a mystery to be lived.'
I can't wait to figure out what is wrong with me, so I can say this is the way that I used to be.
Insanity in individuals is rare - but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.
When we do the best that we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another.
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
A life not lived for others is not a life.
If people do not believe that mathematics is simple, it is only because they do not realize how complicated life is.
There is no worse bitterness than to reach the end of your life and realized you have not lived.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.